Tripod camera bolt 



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Today is Monday, June 17.

Your wheels: Hi Webby, here is my 2012 MINI Cooper. Fun little car! Carol
They sure got longer over the years! My first car, in 1971, was a Mini Cooper. It had only been driven by a little old lady before I bought it. Yeah, right. I learned rebuilding the engine before I ever got a speeding ticket. Once I had it working, the way it should, it was a lot of fun. It was definitely not designed for the Yukon, though. It required scraping the inside of the windshield until late winter. Send me pictures of YOUR wheels, or dream wheels! Have FUN! DearWebby
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Five Belgians in an Audi Quattro arrive at the French border. The French Customs agent stops them and tells them: "It's illegal to put 5 people in a Quattro." "Oh, no, Quattro is just the name of the automobile. Look at the papers: this car is designed to carry 5 persons." "You can't pull that one on me," replies the French customs agent. "Quattro means 4!" "Oh, you are so stupid! Call your supervisor over!" "He can't come. He's busy with the 2 guys in the Fiat Uno."
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An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD goes to Antonio Younger, 39, Tulsa, Oklahoma Wanted Sex Offender Caught Wearing Wig And Sharpie Marker Eyebrows Reported by The Weekly Vice Antonio Younger, a 39-year-old convicted sex offender, was jailed while wearing a wig and sharpie marker eyebrows after Tulsa Police picked him up on a warrant for failing to register as a sex offender. According to Tulsa Police, Younger was arrested during a traffic stop in which he was found sporting a wig and sharpie marker eyebrows. Investigators say the warrant had been issued back in July 2011 when he failed to register as a sex offender or notify authorities of his whereabouts following his release from prison. According to court records, Younger served 5 years of a 9-year prison sentenced after he was convicted of first-degree rape and intimidating a witness. Upon his release, Younger was ordered to register as a sex offender and notify authorities within 3 days anytime he had a change of address. Younger apparently thought wearing a wig for the rest of his life would be a far easier task to deal with. He was booked into the Tulsa County Jail and charged with failing to register with authorities (as required by provisions of the sex offender registration act.) He remains held in lieu of $5,000 bond. Can't fool that face-recognition software with a Mark-All! Tech Support Pits From: Alex Re: Tripod Bolt Dear Webby, I lent out my tripod and it came back with the bolt, that holds the camera, missing. My Camera is a Canon Powershot. What kind of bolt is required to hold it? Alex Dear Betty Dear Alex 99.9% of all cameras take a standard 1/4" x 20 (1/4" coarse) bolt. With some searching around small hardware stores you should be able to find a wing-bolt. If not, simply glue a wing-nut onto the bolt head with 2-hour epoxy. Proper tripod bolts have a tiny groove and a circlip (C-shaped washer) to holt it from falling out. If you don't have a lathe, you can mark where that groove should be with a felt marker, and then cut it with a hack-saw or key file. You can get circlips at better hardware stores and automotive parts stores. Normally the bolt just holds the camera down onto the turret. If the camera is supposed to turn and swivel on the bolt, that that piece of junk and heave it into a dumpster. It is a waste of time. With any half decent tripod, the turret, that holds the camera, turns in a tall sleeve, that can be tightened. The taller the sleeve, the better. Have FUN! DearWebby
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Today, June 17, in
0362 Emperor Julian issued an edict banning Christians from 
 teaching in Syria.
1579 Sir Francis Drake claimed San Francisco Bay for England.
1775 The British took Bunker Hill outside of Boston.
1799 Napoleon Bonaparte incorporated Italy into his empire.
1837 Charles Goodyear received his first patent. The patent 
 was for a process that made rubber easier to work with.
1854 The Red Turban revolt broke out in Guangdong, China.
1876 General George Crook’s command was attacked and defeated 
 on the Rosebud River by 1,500 Sioux and Cheyenne under the 
 leadership of Crazy Horse.
1885 The Statue of Liberty arrived in New York City aboard 
 the French ship Isere.
1912 The German Zeppelin SZ 111 burned in its hanger in 
 Friedrichshafen.
1913 U.S. Marines set sail from San Diego to protect American 
 interests in Mexico.
1917 The Russian Duma met in a secret session in Petrograd 
 and voted for an immediate Russian offensive against the 
 German Army. (World War I)
1924 The Fascist militia marched into Rome.
1926 Spain threatened to quit the League of Nations if 
 Germany was allowed to join.
1928 Amelia Earhart began the flight that made her the first 
 woman to successfully fly across the Atlantic Ocean.
1930 The Smoot-Hawley Tariff Bill became law. It placed a 
 prohibitive tariff on imports to the U.S.
1931 British authorities in China arrested Indochinese 
 Communist leader Ho Chi Minh.
1932 The U.S. Senate defeated the bonus bill as 10,000 
 veterans massed around the Capitol.
1940 The Soviet Union occupied Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia.
1940 France asked Germany for terms of surrender in World War II.
1944 The republic of Iceland was established.
1950 Dr. Richard H. Lawler performed the first kidney 
 transplant in a 45-minute operation in Chicago, IL.
1953 Soviet tanks fought thousands of Berlin workers that 
 were rioting against the East German government.
1963 The U.S. Supreme Court banned the required reading of 
 the Lord's prayer and Bible in public schools.
1965 Twenty-seven B-52’s hit Viet Cong outposts but lost 
two planes in South Vietnam.
1991 The Parliament of South Africa repealed the Population 
 Registration Act. The act had required that all South Africans 
 be classified by race at birth. 
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